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Capitol blasts shell firms

Democrats fault Bush, seek hearings

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / March 8, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Democrats in Congress criticized the Department of Defense and the Bush administration for allowing Houston-based KBR, a top Iraq war contractor, to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in payroll taxes by hiring American workers through a Cayman Islands-based shell company. (Full article: 467 words)

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